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IBM Unveils New Security Testing Services for Automotive Industry and IoT

IBM Unveils New Security Testing Services for Automotive Industry and IoT

IBM Security has announced the release of two new security testing practice areas focused on the Internet of Things (IoT) and automotive security. An elite team of IBM X-Force Red Researchers will deliver the new services. These Researchers focus on testing physical hardware, apps and backend processes employed to control access and management of smart systems. LovePHY/ Shutterstock.com To offer …

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IBM X-Force takes on IoT security across connected devices – and vehicles

IBM X-Force takes on IoT security across connected devices - and vehicles

IBM X-Force researchers are tacking on vehicle and IoT security as part of a new initiative by IBM Security. Researchers will focus on testing back end processes, apps and physical hardware which accesses and managed smart systems. The new, specialised practice is the company’s pre-emptive response to a booming market for data connectivity in vehicles, which Gartner expects will reach …

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Introducing the Developer Plan

Introducing the Developer Plan

At Hologram, we believe cellular connectivity is the future of ubiquitous, secure IoT communication. Unfortunately, up until now, cellular connectivity for IoT has been riddled with high barriers to entry. As one of the largest software-defined cellular networks for IoT, Hologram is on a mission to remove these barriers. Today I’m stoked to share the latest barrier we’re removing, the …

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Federal Court Backs NY Power to Move to Lower CO2 Energy Mix

Federal Court Backs NY Power to Move to Lower CO2 Energy Mix

For the third time in less than a month, a federal court has affirmed states’ broad authority to advance their chosen energy supply mix. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a challenge from fossil fuel companies who objected to New York’s Zero Emissions Credit program to support nuclear generation because it will hurt their …

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How The Internet Of Things Is Digitizing Agriculture & Speeding Up Rural Development In India

How The Internet Of Things Is Digitizing Agriculture & Speeding Up Rural Development In India

We are amidst exciting times as we experience machines thinking, talking and adding value to how individuals engage with the world in their daily lives. With over 20 billion internet-connected devices expected to run by 2020, the deluge of data streams from these devices would warrant the use of edge computing, sophisticated analytics and AI. Innovative interplay of such technologies …

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Senate bill finds middle ground for NASA funding

Senate bill finds middle ground for NASA funding

The Senate appropriations bill increases funds for the Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft, matching the companion House bill. Credit: NASA WASHINGTON — A Senate appropriations subcommittee approved a spending bill July 25 that would provide NASA with $19.5 billion, striking a middle ground between the administration’s original request and a more generous House bill. The commerce, justice and science …

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Ancient Volcanoes on Mars Could Have Been the Place for Life

Ancient Volcanoes on Mars Could Have Been the Place for Life

For decades, Mars has been the focal point of intense research. Beginning in the 1960s, literally dozens of robotic spacecraft, orbiters and rovers have explored Mars’ atmosphere and surface, looking for clues to the planet’s past. From this, scientists now know that billions of years ago, Mars was a warmer, wetter place. Not only did liquid water exist on its …

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Good News for Future Moon Bases. There’s Water Inside the Moon

Good News for Future Moon Bases. There’s Water Inside the Moon

Since the Apollo program wrapped up in the early 1970s, people all around the world have dreamed of the day when we might return to the Moon, and stay there. And in recent years, however, that actual proposals for a lunar settlement have begun to take shape. As a result, a great deal of attention and research has been focused …

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Wireless & IoT protocols & their security tradeoffs

Wireless & IoT protocols & their security tradeoffs

In the race for time-to-market in the Internet of Things (IoT), proper security is inconvenient because it adds development and component cost and design complexity. While many traditional industries have not been exposed to security issues, they suddenly become hacking targets when their products become smart and connected. The issue is that bad press and major security and privacy issues …

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IBM Will Expand Security Testing Services To Automotive And IoT Companies

IBM Will Expand Security Testing Services To Automotive And IoT Companies

IBM’s X-Force Red, a division of the company that offers security testing services for various industries, recently started offering its expertise to automakers and Internet of Things (IoT) companies. Connected Cars A Global Priority Gartner estimates that there will be 61 million cars with internet connectivity by 2020. IBM believes that connected cars are among the “smart” products that are …

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